Month: August 2014

Los Angeles…served with Food & Wine

I have the great honor of serving at the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival this year, in beautiful Downtown Los Angeles. It seems a dream to me. Just seventeen years I arrived here from Italy, not speaking the language, not knowing hardly a soul and here I am, older and wiser; an American citizen […]

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Cucumber Risotto

The delicate and cool taste of cucumbers has always intrigued me. I tried my hand at incorporating that delicacy into a simple risotto made not with arborio rice, but regular white, long grain rice. I added some cotija cheese and a little onion.

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